New Rules Promise Better Mental Health Coverage

by Robert Pear
The New York Times

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration issued new rules on Friday that promise to improve insurance coverage of mental health care for more than 140 million people insured through their jobs.

Interim Rule Issued on Mental Health Parity

The Obama administration issued an interim final rule that offers guidance on how the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act will be implemented. Passed in 2008, the act requires that any

Mental Health Still Seen Lagging

Washington, D.C. – The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has released a new report, Grading the States, assessing the nation’s public mental health care system for adults and finding that the national average grade is a D.

Fact Sheet for Medicare Disproportionate Share Hospital

Section 9105 of the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (Public Law 99-272) amended Section 1886(d)(5) of the Social Security Act (the Act) to add new subparagraph (F), known as the Medicare Disproportionate